c1860 Victorian Gold & Silver Piqueware on Tortoiseshell Brooch


A charming Victorian Piqueware Jewellery Brooch dating to about 1860.

It has been made from a half sphere of Tortoiseshell and is intricately inlaid with beautiful Gold and Silver floral design and a central Butterfly. On the reverse is pin clasp. The condition is mint, with a beautiful unscratched surface to either the tortoiseshell of metal inlay.

Size: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 inch)
Weight: 11 g